DN caught up with director Michael Tully to get the full funky fresh lowdown on the blending of table tennis and Hip Hop in his modern day 80s movie, ‘Ping Pong Summer’.
Inspired by his tempestuous childhood experiences, Jesse Quinones’ ‘Calloused Hands’ is a story that took over a decade to make it to the big screen. Quinones joins us to discuss how the story developed through the years.
Director Admiral tells DN how he & co-director Peter Skala chased away winter in their animated promo for DVA’s track ‘No Survi’.
In his action packed crime feature debut ‘Son of a Gun’, Julius Avery explores themes of masculinity and belonging through the adrenaline soaked lens of a high tension heist. Avery tells us how it all came together.
Péter Vácz’s music video for James’ ‘All I’m Saying’ gives beautiful stop motion action to a very personal story of loss and regret. Péter joins us for a discussion about tight deadlines and the masks we all wear.
Robert Grieves’ animated short ‘Sausage’ sees topical issues of food ethics played out in a beautifully kinetic style. We sat down with Grieves to find out how ‘Sausage’ enabled him to expand his filmmaking horizons.
DN sits down with director Zee Ntuli to discuss his high octane feature debut ‘Hard to Get’ and why he wants his film to break away from the legacy of yesterday’s South African cinema.
Franco Lolli’s ‘Gente de Bien’ depicts the fractured relationship between a troubled boy & his estranged father set against the backdrop of a socially divided Bogotá. We caught up with Lolli for an interview about his feature debut.
Daniel Ribeiro’s debut feature ‘The Way He Looks’ tenderly explores the awakening sexuality of a blind teenage as he discovers first love. DN speaks to Ribeiro about how his depiction of a blind perspective shaped a variety of production decisions.
Ethan Shaftel talks to DN about his future sci-fi short ‘Flesh Computer’ in which our computers are much more than lifeless machines and consciousness can be found in places other than a human skull.